ION acquires slew of films, TV series

Programming includes 'Godfather' trilogy, 'Goodfellas'

ION Television is acquiring more than 30 films and TV series as part of its effort to bulk up its programming slate.

Titles include such films as Paramount's "The Godfather" trilogy and "Top Gun" and Warner Bros.' "The Fugitive" and "Goodfellas" as well as TV shows like "Shark" and "Texas Justice."

"With nearly 35 star-studded movies and high-profile network television series, ION Television continues to position itself as the premiere programming destination for the many viewers looking for top feature films," said Kristine Hunsinger, senior vp scheduling and acquisitions at ION. "With this announcement, ION Television is establishing itself as a clear choice for appointment viewing."